The Red Bull Stratos mission is today. Read below the latest about Austrian Felix Baumgartner trying to ascend to 120,000 feet in a stratospheric balloon and make a freefall jump rushing toward earth at supersonic speeds before parachuting to the ground. Watch the live video from the space jump below.
Austrian dare devil Felix Baumgartner will attempt to ascend to 120,000 feet in a stratospheric balloon and make a free-fall jump rushing toward earth at supersonic speeds before parachuting to the ground. The Red Bull Stratos Mission is set now to launch at 7:30am MTD today, after the launch failed last week.
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Felix Baumgartner is definitely risking his life with this record breaking jump. We wish him all the best and that he will make it down safe again.
I4U News will provide updates of the major events as the Red Bull Stratos mission progresses here. See also the latest tweets and coverage from around the world in this live updating story feed. While you wait read this interesting comparison between Joe Kittinger's 1960 space jump and Felix Baumgartner's mission.
The jump will be broadcasted live on the Red Bull Stratos site and you can watch the video feed below once it is live.